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Name: ANDERSON, Robin Dunlop DSO

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Birth Date: 1878 Scotland

Nationality: British

First Date: 1903

Profession: appt. Asst. Collector, Uganda Protectorate, 1903; appt. Collector Masaka 13-7-1903; appt. 3rd Class Magistrate 25-8-1903; Masaka nov, Dec 1903. Acting Director, Uganda Transport, May 1906

Area: Uganda, Masaka 1903, Entebbe

Book Reference: EAHB 1905, North, Drumkey, EAHB 1906, EAHB 1904, EAHB 1907, Red Book 1912, DSO, Red 19

War Service: EA Transport Corps

General Information:

From London; formerly Lieut. With 2nd Batt. Imperial Yeomanry (Militia) in SA.
North - Asst. Collector, Kampala Oct 1904; Appt. Asst. Collector, Hoima Nov 1905;
Red Book 1912 - R.G. Anderson - Nairobi
DSO - London Gazette 4 May 1917 - "for valuable services rendered in connection with Military operations in the field" - To be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order - Roy Dunlop Anderson, Capt. Carrier Section, EA Transport Corps, was gazetted on this date as M.C. for the above-mentioned services, but this was cancelled and the DSO substituted. (See London Gazette 22 June 1918) - Gazette 22 June 1918 records him as Roy D. Anderson, Captain, Congo Carrier Section, EA Transport Corps
Red Book 1919 - R D Anderson MC - Dist. Com. Secretariat, Nairobi

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